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What Progressives Can Learn From The Tea Party   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Tom Hartman, progressives, tea party, Republican Party, Democrat Party, conservatives, blue dogs )

Dandelion
- 22 hours ago - youtube.com
Progressives should not just be fighting the Tea Party but instead learning from them on how they took control of the Republican Party and forced the entire Conservative establishment to lurch so far to the Right. We need to bring ours to the left.
Justice for Transgender Student Suspended for Using "Wrong" Bathroom
Society & Culture  (tags: Hypocritical Moralists, Bigotry Brother, Is Watching You )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Dr. Rick Maxey, Superintendent for Horry County Schools! Goal: Remove suspension given to a transgender student for using the boys bathroom. (What a crime??????)
Finland: It's Time to Recognize the Rights of Indigenous People!
Society & Culture  (tags: Finland, Saami, Indigenous Peoples Rights, ethics, culture, rights )

Ivana
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The Saami of northern Europe are facing threats from all sides:timber,pulp and mining companies are crowding into their ancestral land,clearing the boreal forests and destroying their livelihoods.Tell Finland to finally adopt the ILO 169!
Lets Put An End to Food Waste
Society & Culture  (tags: Food Waste, Poverty, Hunger, Obesity )

Peter
- 21 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Food Tank is a non-profit organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks
**SUCCESS ** Myanmar: Student Activist, Phyoe Phyoe Aung, Finally Free
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics, religion, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Phyoe Phyoe Aung, who was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests, has finally been released more than one year on. Amnesty supporters across the world wrote more than 394,000 letters ...
Success: Discriminatory Religious Freedom Resolution Will Not Become Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Right-wing Christians, FanaticChristianBelievers, Christian Sects )

Peter
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Anne Zerr, Caleb Rowden, and Jim Hansen, Missouri State Representatives! Goal: Praise Missouris Republican state senators for joining Democratic colleagues to stop a discriminatory religious freedom amendment!
Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
Society & Culture  (tags: Criminalize Forced Oral Sex, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence )

Peter
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor Oklahoma! Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. This shocking ruling emerged after charges of unwanted oral sodomy were dismissed because the victim had been drinking
Fire Racist, Misogynistic SheriffâEUR(TM)s Chief of Staff
Society & Culture  (tags: Racist Misogynistic Bastard, NRA Says: No Weapon, Kills, But Just People??? )

Peter
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell! Goal: Fire police chief of staff who sent emails making racist comments about black people, Latinos and Muslims and sexist comments about women.
PETITION - Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Indigenous communities, natural resources, exploitation, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
A law that made it easier to approve oil sand and other natural resource exploration on First Nations land communities in Alberta will be repealed according to Alberta Minister for Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan. The law established a levy on...
Burial Protest Over Gender Equality at Kumbh Mela Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: India, interesting, news, religion, women, Gender Equality )

M
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Equality at Hindu religious sites is an increasingly contentious issue.
WATCH: Ethiopian Israeli Mothers Join Protests Against Police Brutality
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopian Israelis, protests, israeli police brutality-discrimination, equal rights, civil rights, racism-discrimination, media, news, world, activists )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - 972mag.com
Israelis of Ethiopian descent have taken to the streets several times over the past year to demand an end to police discrimination and brutality
Neoliberalism Is Destroying Almost Everybody's Lives - How Many People Even Know What It Is?
Society & Culture  (tags: Neoliberalism, greed, economic injustice, deregulation, austerity, wage suppression )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.
Colorado Community Solar Gardens Act
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, family, freedoms, usa, goodnews )

Ruth
- 22 hours ago - solargardens.org
"CONCERNING MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT IN SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION FACILITIES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS."
Having More Friends May Mean Feeling Less Pain
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, interesting, society, family, culture )

Michael
- 20 hours ago - livescience.com
Here's an interesting article on sociality and increased endorphin levels.
4/6/2016 2:00:00 PM Local Solar Farm Goes Online Amid Legislative Battle By Abigail W. Adams//A SOLAR START!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, ethics, family, culture, environment, freedoms, government, GoodNews, usa )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - lincolncountynewsonline.com
'Lincoln County's second community-owned solar farm, located at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset, went online Thursday, March 31. The installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid...'
Fire University Cop for Alleged Campus Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Cop Allegedly Firing Gun, Ban US Firarms Law Act, Univerity Police Officer )

Peter
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Pam Bondi, Attorney General of Florida! Goal: Fire university officer for allegedly firing gun on campus around hundreds of students.
Beinarts Jewish Double Bind: Support Oppression or You're Out of the Family
Society & Culture  (tags: jewish world, BDS international, values, USA, Equality/Justice, universal values, media, family, ethics, culture, activists, freedoms )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Equality and justice are universal values, not personal or selfish ones. As Beinart knows well, theyâEUR(TM)re often claimed to be 'Jewish' values
PETITION - Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, blaming the victim, apologizing, descrimination, toy guns, playing, respect, victim protection )

Sabine
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Apologize for saying Tamir Rice's family should use their settlement money to "educate youth" about the dangers of fake guns. The family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was shot and killed by a police officer while playing with a toy gun...
PETITION - Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Stand Your Ground laws, deadly force, private property, armed people, defense, prevention of armed violence, protection )

Sabine
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer has successfully attached a controversial amendment to a crime bill that would allow deadly force to be used on people who trespass on private property if the property owner "reasonably believes" it is "necessary to...
Cheerleader Appearance Advice Sparks Backlash at U. of Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, women )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
The University of Washington posted an infographic filled with advice for any woman interested in trying out for their cheerleading squad. After an outcry from students on campus, however, they deleted it. Like other things posted on the internet, the gra
Wisdom From the Galaxy: Cougar in The Hunt 05/03 By Wisdom From the Galaxy | Women Podcasts
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pets, interesting, women, society )

Candice
- 1 day ago - blogtalkradio.com
Wisdom From the Galaxy is a women over 40 version of Sex and the City that takes place in the Hi-Desert as opposed to New York. The power of the desert night sky provides the atmosphere and mystique for relationship stories; the healing power of animals p
Panic Button, GPS Compulsory in All Mobiles: But Will It Really Help With Safety? | The Indian Express
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women )

Heidi Gai
- 1 day ago - indianexpress.com
India's telecommunications ministry has said all mobile phones sold in the country from 2017 must include a panic button. It is part of a wider campaign to enhance the safety of women, in the light of growing concerns about levels of sexual violence.
20 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Melania Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, women, world, culture, family, society, education, government )

Frank
- 1 day ago - uberhavoc.com
You might not think much about Melania Trump, that she married for money, and that Donald Trump chose her because of her looks. But thereâEUR(TM)s more to Melania than what meets the eye. Here are 20 things you need to know about the potential First Lady of
Program Performance and Background //Mass. Solar Loan Program
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, family, environment, education, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 22 hours ago - masssolarloan.com
"Mass Solar Loan is a $30 million program administered in partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)."
SOLAR EMPOWERMENT "In the Town of Gardner, Massachusetts, "Let's Go Solar!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, mankind, men, women, children, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, usa, health )

Ruth
- 22 hours ago - lowincomesolar.org
"GAAMHA is one of four local organizations currently getting virtual net metering credit from the one-megawatt project. Ms. Hutchinson says that the solar reduced their energy expenses by 38 percent in fiscal year 2015, even though they were only"
COMMUNITY POWERED SOLAR // Let's Go Solar 2016! Thank You for Solar.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 22 hours ago - lowincomesolar.org
"Construction will begin in May 2016 on the Shiloh Temple Community Solar Garden project, part of the Just Community Solar Coalition that includes Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, Sierra Club, Cooperative Energy Futures, job training partner..."
COLORADO UNIVERSITIES INVEST IN SOLAR // Let's Go Solar More in 2016!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, good news, environment, family, freedoms, education, usa )

Ruth
- 22 hours ago - sustainablecolorado.wordpress.com
"Colorado University in Boulder has also is committed to a future with solar energy. In 2013, it installed a 2.5 acre array of panels in the CU Research Park capable of producing 725,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The campus also has solar..."
A Do-It-Yourself Mountain Cabin SOLAR Installation Posted on January 31, 2016 DIY Projects By Leaf Running-Rabit
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, energy, environment, ethics, freedoms, good news, health, family, fashion, news, usa )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - solartoday.org
'a total of about $650.00 spent, and my tiny yellow Subaru hatchback filled with equipment, I left the store that day with the beginnings of the rest of my off-grid life: a small solar system that provided me power for the next 19 years,'TIME TO DO NOW
Janna Jihad: Meet Palestines 10 Year Old Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, west bank settlements, West Bank Palestinians, palestine humanrights, U.S. NEWS MEDIA, occupation, violations, journalism, zionism, Gaza siege-assault 2014, media, news, children, americans, activists, women, world, society )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Janna Jihad Ayyad believes it is her duty to record Israeli injustices throughout the occupied West Bank and beyond
 

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